Dr. sc. Nat., Dipl. Natw. ETH, European and Swiss Patent Attorney, Attorney-at-law
Roland Althaus works as a patent attorney mainly in the fields of biotechnology, pharmacy, organic chemistry, mechanics and packaging technology.
Roland Althaus was born in Bern, Switzerland, studied biochemistry at the ETH Zurich and completed his diploma thesis in the field of enzyme characterization. He obtained his doctorate in inflammation research at the Institute of Toxicology in Schwerzenbach and simultaneously studied law at the University of St. Gallen (HSG). This was followed by several years in the research and development department of a biotech start-up. He then trained as a patent attorney in a Zurich patent law firm. Since 01.12.2013 Roland Althaus has been working as a patent attorney in the patent law firm Suisse-TP. In addition to patent law, Roland Althaus also has extensive experience in trademark and design law.
Roland Althaus represents his domestic and foreign clients before the European Patent Office (EPO), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE).
Roland Althaus speaks German, English and French.
EPI: Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office
INGRES: Institute for the Protection of Intellectual Property in Switzerland